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Kids surprisingly adultlike in memory recall, York research shows

Jan 27, 2023
Kids surprisingly adultlike in memory recall, York research shows
New research from York University shows that while older kids have a superior memory, children as young as four show evidence of the sophisticated technique known as “temporal clustering,” when recalling information.

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Research shows social media can work to hold business, politicians accountable

Research shows social media can work to hold business, politicians accountable

Jan 13, 2023
New research from York University’s Schulich School of Business shows that social media channels like Twitter can be effective tools for citizens and activists who want to hold business and political leaders more accountable.
That sinking feeling: Are ice roads holding up under January’s unseasonable warmth?

That sinking feeling: Are ice roads holding up under January’s unseasonable warmth?

Jan 13, 2023
Vital winter ice road infrastructure may be cracking and sinking under the load of an unseasonably warm start to the new year across Europe and North America, a trend York University Associate Professor Sapna Sharma and team have detailed in a recent study.
Brain ‘prototypes’ help us navigate new environments, study shows

Brain ‘prototypes’ help us navigate new environments, study shows

Jan 11, 2023
A new review paper that examines how the brain forms lasting memories of spatial environments, and how those representations change with our experience in those environments, brings forth a novel theory on how spatial schemas and cognitive maps are formed and used.

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York research helps explain why obesity is more dangerous for men

York research helps explain why obesity is more dangerous for men

Jan 10, 2023
A new study sheds light on the differences in obesity-related disease for males versus females.